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Rep J Reporter to Talk about Her Northfield Experience

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Bonnie Obremski, our Representative Journalist for our Northfield, Minnesota experiment, will be at the University of Missouri tomorrow, Friday, December 5, 2008, to talk about her experience so far as a Rep J.
The discussion is part of a conference hosted by Bill Densmore, who heads the Media Giraffe Project and who is currently a fellow [...]

Video Explains Representative Journalism — And Is Critiqued

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Last week at the New England News Forum I made a 25-minute presentation explaining my Representative Journalism concept. You can see it below, it is very YouTube in quality. Here is Dan Kennedy, a Northeastern University journalism professor who writes the Media Nation blog, reacting to my presentation.
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Also the forum [...]

Hear What Motivates Do-It-Yourself, Local Media Producers

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

Interested in making your own media and becoming what is now called a placeblogger? Listen as 12 folks, including me, provide first-hand information.
Here is what host Bill Densmore of the Media Giraffe Project writes:
What motivates people to launch a local online news community — a “placeblog” and what are their challenges, their successes, the [...]

Attend Placebloggers JTM Conference in Minneapolis

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

If you are looking to do community news online or have a placeblog, you might want to attend the Journalism that Matters Conference in Minneapolis –June 4-6, 2008.  I’ll be there and, in fact, this site will probably go mostly gray until then as I take a blogging break.

Here is more about the conference:
One [...]

Newsplex Head: Why Aren’t USA Newpapers Investing in Future?

Saturday, April 5th, 2008

Bill Densmore, who attended the Next Newsroom conference at Duke Unversity, provides this introduction to a video he shot at Duke:
Randy Covington spent a career in print reportering and TV news management. Now he heads the IFRA Newsplex, a state-of-the-art training facility at the University of South Carolina. Covington says the users of the facility [...]